Articles for justice

Vincentian Prayer Images: Charity AND Justice

Vincent saw the bigger picture than just that presented by an immediate need!

Seeing Better and Systemic Change

In his wonderful new book Vincentian Meditations, Tom McKenna has a chapter on “seeing better.” He asks “what does standing under Vincent’s influence do to an individual?” And one response is that one can see better. That can mean many things but it might would...

Does charity choke justice? On the Limits of Charity (part 2)

David Hilfiker, a veteran of decades of direct service with the poor, raised questions 15 years ago in a 2001 article from The Other Side magazine exploring the tension between charity and justice. This is the second of a two-part reflection on his writings. Symptoms...

Does charity choke justice? On the Limits of Charity (part 1)

Does charity choke justice – Limits of Charity – David Hilfiker, a veteran of decades of direct service with the poor, raised questions 15 years ago that are still relevant today .

Charity Federation at the UN

From the NGO News of the Sisters of Charity Federation.... "The Commission on the Status of Women meeting took place in March, with Rosita and Jyoti, our interns from Nepal and India respectively, attending more than 30 side events. After the meeting, they left to...

Pope’s 10 phrases for peace

Pope’s 10 phrases for peace

Catholic News Service picks 10 quotable quotes from the Pope's Message fot Peace Day Pope Francis’ first message for the World Day of Peace is out and will soon be distributed to heads of state around the world. Here’s a list of some of the quotes that grabbed us most...

Name that Pope!

Name that Pope!

Much has been made over the similarities and differences in recent Popes. Try your hand at this interactive quiz the offers a series of papal quotations on issues that are in the news and asks the reader to identify which Pope made the statement.  

Tell me your friends….

Tell me your friends….

People Jesus associated with In Jesus' time there were: People exploited by an unjust system. Growing unemployment. Impoverishment and growing debts. Powerful rich people who were unconcerned with the poverty of their brothers and sisters. Social tensions and...

An option that is not an option

An option that is not an option

http://catholicmoraltheology.com/an-option-thats-not-optional-the-preferential-option-for-the-poor/ An Option that’s not Optional: The Preferential Option for the Poor BY: MEGHAN CLARK Over the last month, as talk has returned to budgets and sequesters, deficits and...

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